How is a book born? Who makes it happen? Join acclaimed authors Katherine Scholes, Rachael Treasure and Ryan O’Neill as they take you through the process, from first thought to published pages. Chaired by Robbie Arnott.
Katherine Scholes was born in the Dodoma Region of Tanzania and is the author of international bestsellers including The Rain Queen, Make Me An Idol, The Stone Angel, The Hunter’s Wife and The Lioness.
Rachael Treasure combines her love for the land and the written word in her many best-selling novels which include Jilaroo, The Stockman, The Rouseabout, The Cattleman’s Daughter and The Farmers Wife.
Ryan O’Neill is an acclaimed short story writer and novelist whose fiction has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies. His short story collection, The Weight of a Human Heart, was shortlisted for a range of awards and his novel, Their Brilliant Careers, has been shortlisted for the 2017 Christina Stead Prize for Fiction and the 2017 Miles Franklin Award. Ryan lives in Newcastle and teaches at the University of Newcastle.
Robbie Arnott’s work has been published in Kill Your Darlings, Seizure, Island, Visible Ink and the Review of Australian Fiction. He won the 2014 Scribe Nonfiction Prize for Young Writers, and was a runner-up in the 2014 Erica Bell Foundation Literature Award.
$22.00 General | $17.00 Member / Concession / Student
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